Dr. David Butterfield

Neurologist · Alzheimer's Disease · Lexington, Kentucky
  • 545 Publications

Before embarking on a career in neurological research, Dr. David Butterfield was a high school teacher in Zimbabwe. His personal hobbies include weight lifting, swimming and canoeing.

Currently the director of the UK Center of Membrane Sciences, the director of the Free Radical Biology and Metabolism Shared Resource Facility at the Markey Cancer Center, and the faculty associate of the Sanders-Brown Center on ageing, Dr. Butterfield’s research focuses on the effects of free radical oxidative stress on age-related disorders like Alzheimer’s.



Markey Cancer Center


Redox Metabolism Shared Resource Facility

The Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry

University of Kentucky


Duke university school of medicine

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience

Duke University School of Medicine · 1974 - 1975

Duke university


Duke University · 1974


Dr. David Butterfield has been involved in 545 publications. View publications ›


Dr. David Butterfield is affiliated with University of Kentucky; Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at 1030 S Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky.